(International Workshop on Quantum Well Infrared Photodetectors)

June 18-24, 2006 Kandy  Sri Lanka

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Travel Information

QWIP 2006 will be held at the Le-Kandyan resort Heerassagala Peradeniya Sri Lanka. The international airport in Colombo is 70 miles away from Kandy. Colombo "Bandaranaike International Airport" can be conveniently reached by direct flights from  London, Zurich, Frankfurt, Paris, Tokyo, Singapore. Emirates airlines fly from New York to Colombo with one stop over in Dubai.  


U.S. Nationals as well as Nationals of countries listed here may visit Sri Lanka for 30 days without obtaining a visa prior to arrival in Sri Lanka.

The Official Travel Agents:

Air ticket arrangements

Adore Travel Inc.

Mr. Sriyal Kumarage

1494 S. Robertson Bl. Suite 201
Los Angeles, CA 90035
Phone: (800) 236 7322, (310) 859 8740
Fax: (310) 859 8982
Email: Sriyal@adoretravel.com


To obtain special air ticket rates contact Mr. Kumarage and mention QWIP2006 conference.


local travel arrangements /optional excursions


Jet Asia

Mr. Erage Jayawardena
“Jetwing House”', 46/26,

Navam Mawatha,


Sri Lanka.
E-mail : travels@jetwing.lk (General),or erage@jetwing.lk (Direct)
Tel. : ++ 94-11-234-5700 Ext 219(General) ++94-11-471-4822 (Direct)
Fax : ++ 94-11-234-5724, ++ 94-11-234-5725 (General)   ++94 777-287801 (mobile)
Website : www.jetwingtravels.com
Duty Manager : ++94-77-728-7800,
Airport Rep : ++94-77-728-7837 (24 hours)

Transportation Options:

Transportation will be arranged from the Airport to the conference site free of charge for those who are coming through the official travel agent or arriving at the Colombo airport on June 17 or 18, 2006 before noon. For more details contact Mr. Erage

Others Please contact Mr. Erage for other arrangements.

The traveling time from the airport to the conference site is approximately 3.5 hours.

Other Jet Asia travel options

Airport Taxi Service

Situated in the arrival hall inner lobby - Tel: 2252861 Ext: 3174

taxi costs approximately US$ 30 for car, US$ 45 for 6 passenger van, (September, 2005 prices) ask for fixed price.

Airport Tax :When departing from Colombo international airport, passengers who have stayed in Sri Lanka for over 24 hours are required to pay an embarkation tax of SL Rs. 1,000.00 (approx. US$ 10).



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